One of the world's most enthralling wildlife theatres, the Masai Mara plays host to countless species, including the 'big five' (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) and the incredible spectacle of the annual wildebeest migration.
The Reserve borders Tanzania and is the prime place to view the famous wildebeest migration. The Mara River running north to south through the reserve separates the west from the east. The area has an amazing concentration of wildlife, particularly when the migratory wildebeest and zebras are grazing on the lush plains from June to October.
Surrounding the Masai Mara National Reserve are a number of private conservancies of varying sizes owned by Masai communities. Some of the conservancies place limits on the number of beds and restrict access to only guests of the lodges and camps.